5 Alternatives Food "Super Food"

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If food is a "cure" the best for the health of the body, superfood would be the first choice when you want to get the healthy benefits of the food superb.
However, not all superfood has a delicious taste on the tongue. When quinoa or kale even make you lose your appetite, here are some alternatives to the same superfood nutrition, but have a better flavor.


Cabbage as a substitute cauliflower
Cauliflower is now the center of attention and as famous as broccoli. Even those who maintain a healthy lifestyle in droves cultivate cauliflower, ranging from pizza cauliflower, cauliflower rice, or fried cauliflower.
However, if you do not like the taste of cauliflower, cabbage could be an option. Both are vegetables with a similar function, which is known as a strong supporter of the immune system, natural detox, as well as prevent the development of heart disease and cancer.


Sesame seeds instead of chia seeds
Chia seeds exist everywhere and being so easy to come by lately. There is no doubt that chia seeds are good for you. However, if you are getting tired of eating them, eat sesame seeds as a variation.


Although the sesame seeds do not contain omega-3 fatty acid as chia seeds, research has shown that sesame seeds can increase levels of antioxidants and lower levels of bad cholesterol.

Such as Chia seeds, sesame seeds are rich in magnesium, a mineral that is essential for muscles, nerves and immune function, including keeping the heart rhythm, blood pressure, and blood sugar and thus contribute to the development of bone structure and is necessary for DNA repair.

Beans as a substitute quinoa
Quinoa is becoming a star of the wheat family. However, believe it or not, you can get the same nutrients from beans.


Such as quinoa, beans are naturally gluten-free and provide a unique balance of good carbohydrates and vegetable protein.
For comparison, a half cup of cooked quinoa contains about 20 grams of carbohydrates, 2.5 grams fiber, and 4 grams of protein, while the same amount, beans has 17 grams of carbohydrates, 5 grams of fiber and 5 grams of protein. Both also contain minerals and antioxidants, and can be eaten hot, cold, or in the form of flour.


Cranberry instead of goji berry
Goji berries have become popular, mainly because they are used in Chinese medicine to boost immunity and have high antioxidant.
However, many people who feel the goji berry too bitter on the tongue. In addition, some people avoid them for fear of the symptoms of inflammation. So, to benefit from the same immunities, you can eat cranberry.


One study published in the Journal of Nutrition found that polyphenol antioxidants than cranberries can drive the immune response against coughs and colds. Additionally, cranberry helps prevent urinary tract infections (UTI).
In a study by the University of Wisconsin, 20 respondents are prone to UTI were asked to consume one serving (about 1.5 ounces) of cranberry every day. Within six months, UTI in respondents decreased significantly.

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